Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 85.39
Liaison Kira Stoll
Submission Date March 4, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of California, Berkeley
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.58 / 2.00 Mikayla Tran
SDG & OS Engagement Fellow
Office of Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS)?:
Yes

Does the system use a nationally or internationally recognized standard or guideline?:
Yes

The nationally or internationally recognized OHSMS standard or guideline used:
CalOSHA (Nationally recognized)

A brief description of the key components of the custom OHSMS:
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Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health:
170

Full-time equivalent of employees:
15,347

Full-time equivalent of workers who are not employees, but whose work and/or workplace is controlled by the institution:
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A brief description of the methodology used to track and calculate the number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health :

OSHA deals with the protection of workers in the workplace. The law requires employers to train employees on hazards in the workplace, to provide information to employees, to report occupational injuries and illnesses to the federal government, and to keep records of same, and to provide controls and protective equipment as well.


Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health per 100 FTE employees:
1.11

Website URL where information about the occupational health and safety program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

The data from this field were provided by UC Berkeley's Health and Safety office and University Health Services.

The annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health was taken from the 2020 OSHA Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses.

The Office of Environment, Health and Safety has responsibility for establishing and maintaining programs to provide safe and healthy campus facilities that comply with related standards and regulations. Areas of responsibility include injury and illness prevention, indoor air quality, Cal/OSHA inspection coordination, occupational and industrial safety, sanitation, chemical fume hood operations, environmental health, and respiratory protection.

https://compliance.berkeley.edu/responsibilities-guide/health-safety
https://ehs.berkeley.edu/
https://compliance.berkeley.edu/node/159

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